June2015

Minnesota woman celebrates 100 years with hot air balloon ride

Filed under: Hot Air Balloon Rides — Posted by: Mark Smith on June 25, 2015

A lively resident of Rochester in the US state of Minnesota has recently underlined the point that age should be no barrier when it comes to enjoying a balloon flight.

Maxine Schultz celebrated her centenary by taking a specially (more…)

Three landmarks to look out for while ballooning in Worcestershire

Filed under: Features — Posted by: Barry on June 23, 2015

The county of Worcestershire is located in the West Midlands area of England. It is also one of the most popular places to launch hot air balloon flights in the UK. This is because there are so many wonderful landmarks and attractions in the area.

If you decide to take a hot air balloon ride in Worcestershire, you should (more…)

The sights you could see on a balloon ride in Warwickshire

Filed under: Features — Posted by: Susan on June 21, 2015

Warwickshire is most famous as being the birthplace of William Shakespeare, but it is also well known as a great place to take a hot air balloon ride in the UK. Located in the West Midlands, there are a number of fantastic landmarks and attractions in the county, which look even better when viewed from above.

If you choose to embark on a ballooning trip in Warwickshire, here are (more…)

Touring Gloucestershire from above

Filed under: Features — Posted by: Mark Smith on June 19, 2015

Hot air balloon rides in the UK have proven to be a very popular method of exploring our countryside from a whole new vantage point, and Gloucestershire is amongst the best regions in the whole nation to do so. This is why so many people are booking their own hot air balloon flights in Gloucestershire.

If you are one of these people or you are thinking about (more…)

Famous composer endorses Tamil balloon scheme

Filed under: Celebrities — Posted by: Susan on June 18, 2015

A ballooning project that will feature a hot air balloon decorated with couplets from the poem Tirukkural has recently attracted the interest of the Indian composer A.R. Rahman.

The musician, whose credits include the music for the film (more…)

How to plan the perfect balloon proposal in Derbyshire

Filed under: Features — Posted by: Barry on June 17, 2015

Hot air balloon rides offer a classic and somewhat unique way to propose marriage to a loved one in style, and Derbyshire is home to some of the most impressive scenery to do so over.

This includes the Peak District National Park, Mam Tor, the (more…)

Regatta of hot air balloons enthral Londoners on a summer Sunday

Filed under: Fairs and Events — Posted by: Mark Smith on June 11, 2015

On a recent Sunday in London, many residents were fortunate to catch the impressive sight of around 50 hot air balloons in stately and elegant progress through the skies above the city in the early morning sunshine.

The balloons launched at dawn (more…)

Hollywood actors take hot air balloon trip

Filed under: Celebrities — Posted by: Barry on June 5, 2015

Actress and model Kate Upton recently caught the attention the paparazzi as she took a hot air balloon ride in St. Louis, Missouri.

With the flight taking place during filming for the forthcoming movie (more…)

What can you expect to see when ballooning over Edinburgh?

Filed under: Features — Posted by: Susan on June 2, 2015

Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland and the second most populous city in the northern country. This means that there is plenty to set your sights on from the ground and from the skies.

As one of the largest cities around, the (more…)

The sights of the Scottish Borders from above

Filed under: Features — Posted by: Mark Smith on

The Scottish Borders is an administrative county of Scotland located in the south of the country, sharing a border with Northumberland in England. The area is full of natural beauty, which is just one reason why (more…)

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